Kid loved chili  “I don’t like chili” “It’s too spicy! I’m not eating it.” “Beans are too squishy.” Welcome to the all too familiar scene as I served chili for supper. I tried many different recipes without success. Too spicy. Too bean-y. Too hot. This recipe was born out of […]

Supercharged kid loved maple chili

“I’m not eating cucumbers.” “You put onion in this!” “I don’t like any green things in my spaghetti sauce!” What’s a mom to do? Getting kids to eat healthier food can be daunting. Overwhelming. Stressful. Make a mom want to stick her head in the sand and let the kids […]

Tips for moms who want their kids to eat healthier ...

Leftover-Oatmeal Muffins- full of whole grains, and a delicious kids snack #healthykids #kidssnacks
Leftover-Oatmeal Muffins What can I do with leftover oatmeal porridge? Have you ever asked that?   Maybe there are extras due to an over zealous estimation on how much your kids would eat…   or because someone slept in and grabbed a granola bar on the way out the door to […]

Leftover-Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Muffins

awesome free meal planning app
The best (free!) meal planning app I’m all about minimizing the number of days when 4:30 hits and meal inspiration…doesn’t. You know- about the time you begin hunting through your ‘meals to try’ board on pinterest and find out that: You should have pulled a package of chicken breasts out […]

Awesome FREE meal planning app

5 hacks for mom to get kids to eat healthy food 4
5 Mom hacks to get kids eating healthy foods Elaborate food art isn’t my thing. It’s just not. Some moms are amazing at it and love to do it, and i’m impressed by what they create! Their kids undoubtedly love it too! Make food fun- especially new stuff, and it’s […]

5 hacks to get kids eating healthy foods

Veggie smoothies for kids If you’re looking for an easy way to start getting more veggies (happily) into your kids’ stomachs, grab smoothies with both hands and run with them. Especially if you have a selective eater, this is an awesome way to get them used to ‘eating’ veggies. Rather […]

12 veggie smoothies for kids

Quick and easy chocolate chip cookie dough hummus kids snack. A delicious, more healthy snack for kids! 4
Chocolate-chip cookie dough hummus Here’s a quick and easy dessert for you busy moms! I’m a fan of this hummus for 3 main reasons, aside from it being tasty: Max 10 minutes to make it, start to finish (if you choose to toast the oatmeal) Lots of nutritious goodness from […]

Chocolate-chip cookie dough hummus

get kids to try new foods with a few simple strategies! 2
  > Get kids to try new foods without bribing, negotiating, or counting bites Have you ever wondered…”what should we eat today?” Followed by something along these lines?   “That white chicken chili I had for lunch at a friends’ house last week was delicious and she gave me the […]

Get kids to try new foods without the fuss